Study & Service Internship Programs

OVERVIEW

Are you interested in studying abroad in London while participating in a service internship?

The FIE Study & Service Internship Program is designed just for you. In addition to course work, you will be assigned a service related internship at a local organization. Courses take place at Foundation House, our study center located in beautiful, historic Kensington. Take advantage of our professional team of educators, administrators and staff as well as all of the extra-curricular activities available during your term abroad. Experience London as your classroom.

 

 Select from a menu of courses in the following disciplines:  Placements are particularly valuable to students in:
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs
  • Social Welfare
  • Theatre Arts

 

 SERVICE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE IN LONDON

Visit our Service Internships in London page to learn more about the experience you'll have as an international intern before, during, and after your time in London!

 TERMS

  • Semester (15.5-weeks)

 STRUCTURE

Fall and Spring Semester Programs Phase 1: Weeks 1 - 7 Week 8 Phase 2: Weeks 9 - 15
 

Required British Life Key Course (choice of British Life and CulturesBritish Life and BusinessBritish Life and Visual Media, or British Life and Europe) meets for three hours a week.

Two or three other selected elective courses take place throughout the week.

Our full list of elective courses is available at:

www.fie.org.uk/london-courses

During this period, students will interview for internships/service internships and sites are confirmed. 

Mid-semester Break 

Classes meet two days per week.

The required British Life Key Course continues for three hours a week. International Service Internship Course (ISIC) meets during Phase 2 as a space for reflection on the placement experience (if applicable). 

Internships are scheduled for three days a week.

 ELIGIBILITY 

  • GPA: 2.75
  • Sufficient academic preparation and experience to participate in an internship abroad
  • NOTE: Your home institution may require a higher GPA and other prerequisites
  • If you attend an FIE partner institution, contact your study abroad advisor on campus for any additional requirements
  • If you do not attend one of our partner institutions,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with any questions or concerns

 CREDIT AND TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION

  • Check with your study abroad advisor for a course equivalencies, credit approval and transcript information on your campus
  • Based on your campus requirements you may receive a transcript from your home university or from Drexel University, FIE’s School of Record
  • Depending on courses selected and approval on your campus, you will earn:
    • 12-16 credits/semester
    • 18-24 credits/quarter
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